Venture capital exits climb to a record $165 billion in 20182 min read 09 Jan 2019, 09:56 PM IST
Venture capital investments too had a record 2018, with 14,889 VC deals adding up to $274 billion, a 42% jump from the $192 billion in 2017
Mumbai: Venture capital-backed exits in 2018 worldwide nearly doubled to a record $165 billion, driven by large exits, including Flipkart’s acquisition by US retail giant Walmart Inc. for $16 billion, shows a report from alternative assets data tracker Preqin. While 2018 saw 1,094 exit deals, 1,307 exits worth $87 billion were recorded in 2017.
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